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The holiday season is upon us, and for Tucsonans, that means slower traffic, delicious tamales, and wearing thermal socks underneath your sandals. For Oro Valley, however, it also means that the Great American Playhouse is bringing an instant holiday classic to the stage. “We’re No Angels” is an original story written by GAP staple Nick Seivert. Seivert’s writing style is noticeably different from frequent GAP penman Sean MacArthur. While MacArthur enjoys paying homage to cult Hollywood films, Seivert prefers completely homegrown allegories with little to no references to the silver screen. Being an unapologetic film-buff, I tend to prefer MacArthur’s witty movie-reference filled scripts, but there is still something respectable to be said about an entirely new product brought forth from the mind of a comedian such as Seivert.
Sing-A-Long Spectacular (Dec. 11th)
Location: Stevie Eller Dance Theatre
At Christmastime, three loveable hustlers outwit a nefarious gangster and save a family business from financial ruin. From New York to Miami and back, this madcap, merry trio will tickle your funny bone and tug on your heartstrings. Celebrate the Holidays with a hilarious, heartwarming tale for one and all. All of this and our Dean Martin Extravaganza Olio!
(NAPSI)—When it comes to looking good, it’s important to be able to see well.
Thirty-seven years ago, a young comedian named Bill Murray debuted on the second season of the TV show “Saturday Night Live” to replace original cast member Chevy Chase. Three short years later and with an Emmy Award clutched in his hand, the 30-year-old Murray followed Chase’s lead and also departed “SNL” for the big-screen. As quickly as Murray had succeeded in television, his success in movies was even more staggering by comparison. Less than five years after making his transition from award-winning TV to a film career, he landed a trio of iconic ‘80s comedies that people can still quote Murray’s money lines from: “Caddyshack” (1980), “Stripes” (1981) and “Ghostbusters” (1984). Bill Murray showed us how the world of comedy worked and made it look effortless.
Austin Perkins’ pass dropped into the arms of Jorge Flores and the celebration was on. Tucson High took a 21-17 lead with 26 seconds left and the Badger players, coaches and fans were in full celebration mode. However, 23 seconds later, it was the Mountain View faithful who were celebrating a 24-21 win.
(BPT) - Gift-giving doesn’t come naturally to everyone. If you’re struggling to find the perfect present, or if you just need some inspiration, Los Angeles-based celebrity stylist Lawrence VonRompf has tips to help you please all the women on your holiday shopping list.
It may be hard to believe, but Oro Valley’s Great American Playhouse is already celebrating its one-year anniversary as the premier melodramatic theater in the neighborhood, if not the entire city. This Halloween season, the all-star cast is setting the spooky mood with a Sean MaCarther re-imagining of the Tim Burton 1988 cult classic film,“Beetlejuice”.
(NewsUSA) - The effective use of the VehSmart GPS device likely saved a trio of fishermen from Ecuador after their boat was attacked by robbers. The fishermen were sailing their small boat, Luis Miguel, southwest of the Santa Elena peninsula, when they were overtaken by robbers who stole their personal belongings and the boat's motor before locking them in a storage compartment, according to the Ecuadorean Navy (DIRNEA).
Join the Oro Valley Music and Dance Academy string ensemble in an engaging experience for kids. Clap along, play percussion instruments and even help conduct it on Saturday, Sept. 6.
A hot new trio of cookbooks can help those with diabetes and the people who care about them enjoy delicious, nutritious dishes together. (NAPS)
Join the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance for an interactive experience geared towards youth the whole family can enjoy, featuring music, dance and theatre, first Saturdays
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and Town of Marana present free live music featuring a variety of genres at Crossroads at Silverbell Park, May to October.
The Tucson Jazz Society kicks off the 8th season of its Summer Series on Saturday, July 5 with the Larry Redhouse Trio at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Reid Park. Pianist Redhouse will lead a world class ensemble made up of Robin Horn on drums, and Evan Dain on both acoustic and electric bass. The Trio incorporates straight-ahead jazz, Latin, funk and reggae influences in its exciting repertoire.
Had University of Arizona’s starting power forward Brandon Ashley not been forced to the sidelines with a broken foot, the Cats may have won it all last year. It was undeniable that all parts of the Wildcat unit worked together like magic, and each player was downright special. All members of the squad took on bigger roles in the wake of the Ashley injury, but the team seemed to lean mostly on the athletic ability of Aaron Gordon and the consistency of Nick Johnson. That leadership and promise did not go unnoticed, it would seem, as both Gordon and Johnson are currently packing their bags and shipping out to NBA teams.
The Pima County Workforce Investment Board elected new officers at its monthly meeting on June 13.